ealdfæder

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From West Germanic *aldafader. Cognate with Old Frisian aldfeder, Old Saxon aldfader, Old High German altfater. Equivalent to eald (old) +‎ fæder (father).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæɑ̯ldˌfæder/, [ˈæɑ̯ɫdˌfæder]

Noun[edit]

ealdfæder m

  1. grandfather
  2. ancestor

Declension[edit]

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